Instant jQuery Masonry How-to [Instant]

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  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Short, easy-to-follow jQuery Masonry techniques
  • Practical examples for everyday scenarios
  • A breeze to read; great for a quick reference guide


Book Details

Language : English
eBook : 54 pages
Release Date : May 2013
ISBN : 1782165029
ISBN 13 : 9781782165026
Author(s) : Kyle Taylor
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Instant, Web Development, Web Development, Web Development, jQuery, Open Source, Web Development

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Instant jQuery Masonry How-to
  • Instant jQuery Masonry How-to
    • Setting up a single-width column system (Simple)
    • Setting up a multi-width column system (Simple)
    • Using Masonry with images (Intermediate)
    • Adding media for multi-width columns (Intermediate)
    • Using fluid layouts (Intermediate)
    • Animating using jQuery (Intermediate)
    • Animating using CSS (Intermediate)
    • Integrating with WordPress (Advanced)
    • Integrating with Drupal (Advanced)
    • Adding and reloading (Advanced)
    • Placing a corner stamp (Advanced)
    • Aligning items from right to left (Advanced)

Kyle Taylor

Kyle Taylor is a 2012 graduate from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Arts in Information Technology, with a focus on network security. While in school, he and his colleague, Brett McCormick, published their paper on Public Transportation Tracking System Powered by Mobile Phones from the American Public Transportation Association. He is also currently a Startup Weekend organizer and StartupDigest curator in the North Texas area and is very passionate about the Startup community. He is currently working with an organization that promotes open data and civic engagement in the city of Dallas. When he's not working on startup projects, organizing hackathons, or networking with other entrepreneurs at meet ups, he enjoys being a frontend developer while dipping into mobile development whenever he can. Currently, Kyle works as a Drupal developer for LevelTen Interactive in Dallas, Texas.
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- 1 submitted: last submission 15 Jul 2013

Errata type: Code | Page number: 14 | Errata date: 5th June, 2013

Instead of 3-images-loaded.html file refer to 3-media-imagesloaded.html file in the Adding media for multi-width columns (Intermediate) recipe of the book.

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What you will learn from this book

  • Integrate jQuery Masonry into your existing web projects
  • Build multi-column layouts
  • Integrate your projects with images and video
  • Build a fluid, liquid layout
  • Animate using jQuery and CSS3
  • Integrate Masonry with Wordpress
  • Integrate Masonry with Drupal

In Detail

jQuery Masonry is a revolutionary new plugin that enables dynamic layouts on any website. This powerful tool shuffles and rearranges elements to fit any screen size which will ensure your website keeps up with one of the biggest trends of the year, Responsive Web Design.

Instant jQuery Masonry How-to will allow you to start building fully responsive layouts for portfolios, galleries, blog pages, and more. Gain a complete understanding of the workings of Masonry, which will allow you to integrate this unique tool into your existing and future projects.

The hands-on guide will take you from the basics of jQuery Masonry to utilizing its power within Wordpress and Drupal.

You will learn the basics such as implementing single and multi-column layouts, before developing more complex solutions for various media types, fluid layouts, and animating transitions. With the widespread adoption of responsive web design, this book will bring your blog, portfolio, or any project you are working on up to speed.


Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. Get the job done and learn as you go. A concise guide that delivers immediate results with practical recipes on customizing your projects.

Who this book is for

If you have a basic understanding of jQuery, HTML, and CSS3, this book is for you. We will go over what Masonry is, how it works, and the best practices on how to implement it in your projects.

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